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New DNREC YouTube Channel video details how model cleanup operation comes first for NVF Yorklyn site’s revitalization

DNREC News - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 09:54
DOVER (April 22, 2016) – A new DNREC YouTube Channel video about the redevelopment of the old National Vulcanized Fiber mill in Yorklyn shows how far the remediation of the site has come – and how much remains

Richland Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

FEMA Press Releases - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 16:03

Richland Parish Disaster Survivors Can Get Rebuilding Tips at a Local Home Improvement Center

Baton Rouge, La. — Disaster survivors from Richland Parish who are rebuilding after the March severe storms and floods can receive a free consultation with hazard mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The mitigation representatives will be available at Home Hardware Center in Rayville from Monday, April 25 until Saturday, April 30.

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FEMA Aid Recipients Cautioned on Using Funds for Intended Purpose

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 16:45

AUSTIN, Texas – Recovery officials are cautioning Texans who have received disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to use the funds for their intended purpose and to keep disaster spending receipts for three years.

Disaster assistance is to help residents meet basic disaster-related needs and funds are distributed via check or direct deposit. A letter explaining what the payment is to be used for arrives within a day or two of the check or direct deposit payment.

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FEMA Advice Available at Vicksburg Home Improvement Store

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 16:28

RIDGELAND, Miss. – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? FEMA mitigation specialists will be available in Vicksburg to answer questions on building stronger.

Advisers will be available April 23-April 26 at the following locations:

  • Home Depot, 50 Halls Ferry Park Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180

  • The hours are: Saturday, noon to 7 p.m., Sunday through Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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FEMA Advice Available at Picayune Home Improvement Store

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 16:14

RIDGELAND, Miss. – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? FEMA mitigation specialists will be available in Picayune to answer questions on building stronger.

Advisers will be available April 23-April 26 at the following locations:

  • Home Depot, 2000 Highway 43 South, Picayune, MS 39466

  • The hours are: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Ribbon cutting celebrates DNREC’s opening of new state-of-the-art boat ramp at Holts Landing State Park

DNREC News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 15:39
MILLVILLE (April 22, 2016) –DNREC Secretary David Small and Division of Parks & Recreation Director Ray Bivens ...cut the ribbon opening a new state-of-the-art dual boat ramp at Holts Landing State Park in Millville

Help Remains After Forrest County Disaster Recovery Center Closes

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 13:46

RIDGELAND, Miss. –The state/federal disaster recovery center in Forrest County at 946 Sullivan Drive, Hattiesburg, will close Wednesday, April 27, at 6 p.m. However, federal assistance by phone or internet remains accessible to Mississippi survivors of the severe storms and flooding that took place from March 9-29, 2016.

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DNREC’S Community Involvement Advisory Council to hold public workshop Monday, April 25 in Milton on concerns over Allen Harim Foods LLC’s Harbeson plant

DNREC News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:40
DOVER (April 22, 2015) – DNREC’s Community Involvement Advisory Council (CIAC) will hold an informational public workshop Monday, April 25 to address the ongoing concerns of Harbeson area residents related to Allen Harim Foods LLC poultry processing plant

Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Coushatta, Red River Parish

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:17

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Coushatta disaster recovery center will close Saturday, April 23, at 6 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

Parking Lot (directly across the street from the Red River Parish Courthouse)
615 E. Carroll St.
Coushatta, La.

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Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish to meet at 7 pm Tuesday April 26 in DNRECs Dover auditorium

DNREC News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:39
DOVER (April 21, 2016) – Delaware’s Advisory Council on Wildlife and Freshwater Fish will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 in DNREC’s auditorium at the Richardson & Robbins Building

Centros de Recuperación por Desastre en Homer, Slidell y Leesville se Convierten en Centros de Préstamos de SBA para Ayudar a los Sobrevivientes en Louisiana BATON ROUGE, La. – Los Centros de Recuperación por Desastre (DRC, por sus siglas en inglés) loc

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 10:38

BATON ROUGE, La. – Los Centros de Recuperación por Desastre (DRC, por sus siglas en inglés) localizados en Homer, Slidell y Leesville se convertirá en Centros de Servicio y Préstamos por Desastre (DLOC) de la Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa de los EE.UU. (SBA) comenzando el lunes 25 de abril.

Los DRC en Homer y Slidell se mantendrán abiertos hasta las 6:00 p.m. del viernes 22 de abril, mientras que el DRC en Leesville se mantendrá abierto hasta las 6:00 p.m. del sábado 23 de abril.

 

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Help Remains for Louisiana Survivors after Disaster Recovery Centers Close in Many, Sabine Parish and Pineville, Rapides Parish

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 09:10

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Many and Pineville disaster recovery centers will close Friday, April 22, at 6 p.m.

The centers are located at the following addresses:

Many City Hall
965 San Antonio Ave.
Many, La.


The Old Cleco Building
201 Cleco Drive
Pineville, La.

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Disaster Recovery Centers in Homer, Claiborne Parish; Slidell, St. Tammany Parish and Leesville, Vernon Parish Transition to SBA Loan Centers for Louisiana Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 09:04

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery centers in Homer, Leesville and Slidell will transition to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers beginning Monday, April 25.

The disaster recovery centers in Homer and Slidell will remain open until 6 p.m. Friday, April 22, while the disaster recovery center in Leesville will remain open until 6 p.m. Saturday, April 23.

The new SBA centers will be located at the following addresses:

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Disaster Recovery Centers in Homer, Claiborne Parish; Slidell, St. Tammany Parish and Leesville, Vernon Parish Transition to SBA Loan Centers for Louisiana Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 09:04

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery centers in Homer, Leesville and Slidell will transition to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers beginning Monday, April 25.

The disaster recovery centers in Homer and Slidell will remain open until 6 p.m. Friday, April 22, while the disaster recovery center in Leesville will remain open until 6 p.m. Saturday, April 23.

The new SBA centers will be located at the following addresses:

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FEMA Officials Urge Applicants for Aid to ‘Stay in Touch,’ Get Answers, Resolve Issues

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 16:45

AUSTIN, Texas – Texans who registered with FEMA for disaster aid are urged by recovery officials to “stay in touch.” It is the best way to get answers and resolve potential issues that might have resulted in assistance being denied.

After registering with FEMA, applicants should receive notice by mail as to whether or not they qualify for federal disaster assistance. Read the letter carefully.

  • If eligible, the letter explains how much the grant will be, and how it is intended to be used.

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Low-interest Disaster Loans Help Fuel Texas Disaster Recovery

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 16:44

AUSTIN, Texas – Disaster recovery experts today urged applicants for federal assistance to complete a disaster loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Taking a loan is not required; completing the application can open the door to all federal assistance, including possible additional grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. If approved, and a survivor does not accept the loan, it may make them ineligible for additional federal assistance.

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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Jasper County

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 16:43

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Jasper County.

Specialists will be available at the following location:

Lowe’s: 900 W Gibson, Jasper, TX 75951

Available: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 15; 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17; and 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 18 and 19.  

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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Storm Damage in Gregg County

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 16:39

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Gregg County.

Specialists will be available at the following location:

Lowe’s: 3313 N. Fourth Street, Longview, TX 75605

Available: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 15; 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 16 and 17; and 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, April 18 and 19.  

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Help Remains After Quitman County Disaster Recovery Center Closes

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 13:57

RIDGELAND, Miss. –The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that the Quitman County Disaster Recovery Center at the Marks Fire Department in Marks will close permanently Wednesday, April 27, at

6 p.m. However, disaster survivor assistance teams continue to canvass the area with information on available assistance, and survivors can still call the FEMA helpline.

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Federal disaster aid in Missouri tops $91 million

FEMA Press Releases - Thu, 04/21/2016 - 13:32

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – More than $91 million in federal assistance is helping Missourians rebuild and recover from floods and storms that struck in December and January. Rainfall brought historic flood levels along the Mississippi, Missouri and Meramec rivers resulting in flooding along the rivers and their tributaries.

In January, President Obama declared residents in 33 counties were eligible to receive disaster assistance. Between February and March, he designated 41 counties eligible for reimbursements for infrastructure damage.

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